The Breeders Halter Futurity is the highest paying halter event in history – boasting a 1.5 million dollar payout in 2020! We offer 4 different divisions for exhibitors:  Amateur, Open, Color Amateur, and Color Open.  In 2020 we celebrated our 10 year anniversary and to date have paid out over 10 million dollars!

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR 2022 SPONSORS – WE COULDN’T DO WHAT WE DO WITHOUT YOU!

DIAMOND SPONSOR

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que  –  Joy Stehney

GOLD SPONSORS

The Equine Chronicle

JL Robinson Quarter Horses  –   Jerry and Penny Robinson

June Rhea and Kathy Smallwood  –  In Memory of Linda Gordon

CORPORATE PARTNER

Twin Cities South Trailers, Pilot Point  –  Gary and Tammy Raak

SILVER SPONSOR

Beck Farms

BRONZE SPONSORS

Nutrena

Three Nails Ranch  –  Billy and Suzonne Franks

Santa Cruz Animal Health

Kull Ranch

CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS

Golf Cars of Iowa

Harris Leather and Silverworks

Asset Equine and Ranch Insurance

Kellerman Rubber Ties

Tori Summers

Tom and Mary Robertson and Clients

DAC

HealthyCoat

The Tack Room

TSC and Cheryl Vasi

Kevin and Shirley McCary

World Champion Grooming Products

VanWall Equipment

Vicki Livasy and Heather Olson and Wade Yager

Rod Patrick Custom Bootmakers

Chris Artensen QH BHF Stallions  –  Wallinger and Voss Families

Hay Chix

The Breeders Halter Futurity

Initial Design Embroidery

DCS Communication

OWNER BREEDER EXHIBITOR BELT BUCKLE

Thomas and Mimi Coon – Amateur Jr. Weanling Colts

JL Robinson QH and Dewey Smith QH – Amateur Sr. Weanling Colt

Brinks Hattery – Amateur Weanling Gelding

Thomas and Mimi Soon – Amateur Jr. Weanling Filly

Oak Spring Ranch – Kathryn Mitchell – Amateur Sr. Weanling Filly

Maple Hill QH: Tony Bladen & Darrell Ireland – Open Jr. Weanling Colt

Josh and Kaleena Weakly – Open Sr. Weanling Colt

Prince Farm:  Chester and Anne Prince – Open Weanling Gelding

Hannah Jewelry – Open Jr. Weanling Filly

Groff Quarter Horses – Open Sr. Weanling Filly

DO IT YOURSELF BELT BUCKLE

DIY Am Weanling Colts and Geldings

DIY Am Weanling Fillies

Jensen Quarter Horses – Steve Jensen

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY GRAND CHAMPION BELT BUCKLE

Connolly Equine: Joe, Katelyn, and Jennings Connolly – Am Stallion

Jerry and Penny Robinson – Open Stallion

Rocking M Ranch:  Carolyn Stewart – Am Mare

Sue Darr – Open Mare

West Lauderdale Vet Hospital – Am Gelding

Rocking M Ranch:   Carolyn Stewart – Open Gelding

NON-PRO DIVISION CHAMPION BELT BUCKLE

Todd Grant and Rose Santos and Tag – Jr. Weanling Colts

Milan Quarter Horses: Scott Trahan – Sr. Weanling Colts

Staton Show Horses – Weanling Geldings

JL Robinson QH and Dewey Smith QH – Jr. Weanling Fillies

Covenant Show Horses: Kelley & Adam Wainscott – Sr. Weanling Fillies

Dominic and Jannee Pugliani: PUGI Auto Group – Color Weanling C & G

Dominic and Jannee Pugliani: PUGI Auto Group – Color Weanling Fillies

PERFORMANCE CHAMPION BELT BUCKLE

Yearling Longe Line

Ranch on the Rail and Ranch Conformation

Three Nail Ranch – Billy and Suzonne Franks

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY CLASS SPONSORS

Tractor Supply

Neal and Tonya Dewit – Dewit Halter Horses

Jackie and Dave Weatherman: Rockin W Ranch – The Heisman Legend

Double L Acres – Vicki Livasy

Butch, Lisa, and Kensy Maxwell

Chuck Fairbanks

Steve Phillips Quarter Horses

Finish First Performance Supplements

Bart Weyer Horse Shoeing

Greg and Gigi Davis

Jimmie Hardin Show Horses and Roy Hall

Brian and Patty Ellsworth

Dewey Smith Quarter Horses

Dylan Madden and Camren Madden

Olsen Paint Horses

Iowa Equine

Adams Quarter Horses

English Quarter Horses

Western Hauler

Baker Show Horses

Terry and Phyllis Bewley

Ron Doyle Quarter Horses and Initial Design Embroidery

Ireland Auction Service

Heather Olson and Wade Yager

Peterson Quarter Horses – Michele and Scott Peterson

June Rhea and Kathy Smallwood – In Memory of Linda Gordon (4)

Houser and Son Trucking

Ramona Caldwell – Equine Aqua Spa Center

Meadow Chase Farm – Dick and Jo Peden

Weatherford Equine Medical Center, PC

Lindsay Black – Black’s Show Horses

Diamond Venture and Clients – Trisha Shorten Armstrong

Elizabeth Beauchamp and Shawn Yount

Castle Ranch

Precision Silk Screen

bar H Photography – Jennifer and Bill Horton

Strom Ranch

82 Diesel – Chris and Amy Page

Jason and Kim Anding

Ted and Brenda Fleisner and Family

Midge Haven Farms LLC – Bridgeville, DE

Tracy Bryant – Twin Oaks Farm

MARE POWER RECOGNITION OF DAM
Mare Power Jr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Jr. Weanling Fillies

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Fillies

Kimble Lewis Quarter Horses

FRIENDS OF THE BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY

Billy Williams – Billy the Night Watchman

Wade Ellerbroek Equine Insurance   712-261-2208

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY

2022 Tentative Class Schedule

Tuesday, 09-13-22

  8:00am – BHF – Amateur Classes and Color Amateur Classes

Amateur Jr. Weanling Colts

Amateur Sr. Weanling Colts

Amateur Weanling Geldings

Color Amateur Weanling Colts and Geldings

 Amateur Yearling Stallions

 Color Amateur Yearling Stallions

 Amateur Yearling Geldings

 Color Amateur Yearling Geldings

 Amateur 2 Year Old Stallions

 Amateur 2 Year Old Geldings

 Amateur 3 and Older Stallions

 Amateur 3 and Older Geldings

 BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Stallion

 BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Gelding

 

Wednesday, 09-14-22

8:00am – BHF – Amateur Classes and Color Amateur Classes                                                                 

Amateur Jr. Weanling Fillies

Amateur Sr. Weanling Fillies

Color Amateur Weanling Fillies

Amateur Yearling Mares

Color Amateur Yearling Mares

Amateur 2 Year Old Mares

Amateur 3 and Older Mares

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Amateur Mare

 

Thursday, 09-15-22

8:00am –BHF – Mare Power Classes, DIY Classes, Performance Classes

Mare Power Jr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Colts and Geldings

Mare Power Jr. Weanling Fillies

Mare Power Sr. Weanling Fillies

DIY Amateur Weanling Colts and Geldings

DIY Amateur Weanling Fillies

Yearling Longe Line

Ranch on the Rail and Ranch Conformation

 

Friday, 09-16-22          

8:00am – BHF – Open Classes, Color Division Open Classes, Youth Class

Jr. Weanling Colts

Sr. Weanling Colts

Weanling Geldings

Color Weanling Colts and Geldings

Yearling Stallions

Color Yearling Stallions

Yearling Geldings

Color Yearling Geldings

2 Year Old Stallions

2 Year Old Geldings

3 and Older Stallions

3 and Older Geldings

Youth Geldings

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Stallion

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Gelding

 

Saturday, 09-17-22

8:00am – BHF – Open Classes, Color Division Open Classes, Youth Class

Jr. Weanling Fillies

Sr. Weanling Fillies

Color Weanling Fillies

Yearling Mares

Color Yearling Mares

2 Year Old Mares

3 and Older Mares

Youth Mares

BHF Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Open Mare

PRESENTATION OF BHF TRAILERS

 Golf Cart Info

If you are interested in renting a Golf Cart during the Breeders Halter Futurity and would like to pick it up on Saturday, September 11, 2022 or Sunday, September 12, 2022, you will need to make all your arrangements through me.  All paperwork will need to be completed by Monday, September 5, 2022.   

Golf carts are on a first come, first served basis.   Please reserve your golf cart now to ensure you receive the type of cart you would like.

Please contact me at kkennedy.nhc@gmail.com or call me at 479-648-3116 so I can send you all the paperwork that must be completed.   All paperwork will need to be finalized by Monday, September 5, 2022.  

If you want to pick up your Golf Cart after Sunday, September 11, 2022, then you will make your arrangements through Golf Cars of Iowa at 515-266-4653.   Please note they have a set delivery schedule for carts Monday through Friday.   They do not deliver golf carts on the weekend. 

 

Please let me know if you have any questions…

 

 

 

BREEDERS HALTER FUTURITY JUDGES

The Judges for the 2022 Breeders Halter Futurity were hired using the results of the BHF Survey that was sent to our Exhibitors.   Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey.   We are pleased to present the following to you:

 

Amateur:   September 13 and 14, 2022

Jodi Finkenbinder

Clint Fullerton

Ross Roark

Mare Power, DIY, Performance:  September 15, 2022

Randy Jacobs

Olin Parker

Bruce Walquist

Open:  September 16 and 17, 2022

Steve Ferguson

Tim Finkenbinder

JT Mitchell

2022 is bringing about lots of changes for The Breeders Halter Futurity.

***We have added stallions to our Amateur Division.   2022 Weanling Foals by the following stallions will be eligible for the BHF Amateur Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown

Best Kept Secrete

Ecredible

Ese A Looker

Execute

FG Born Legacy

Heartz On Fire

Iem The One

My Intention

PF Premo

Rumerz

Urge

Valentino

Very Cool

We have also added stallions to our Open Division.   2022 Weanling Foals by the following stallions will be eligible for the BHF Open Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown

Best Kept Secrete

CR Peacemaker

Ecredible

El Ante

Ententions

Ese A Looker

Execute

Evinceble

FG A Tru Fella

FG Ambassador

FG Born Legacy

FG Mr McDreamy

FG Rising Star

Heartz On Fire

Iem The One

JCG Avenger

My Bravado

My Intention

PF Premo

Rumerz

Secret Gunfighter

Solaris

Suchan Ego

Swole

Trillions

Urge

Valentino

Very Cool

WhoIsIt

You can find a complete list under each division tab above

***We will be offering our DIY Classes again at our event.   We have made a few changes to the rules for the DIY Classes.

The purpose of this class is to provide a place where Halter Horse Exhibitors who want to fit and show their own horse have an opportunity to do so.

We will offer two classes:

DIY Am Weanling Colts and Geldings

DIY Am Weanling Fillies

Exhibitor Eligibility:

  1. Exhibitor must be an Amateur or Youth holding a current Amateur or Youth membership in the respective breed association and you must meet relationship eligibility requirements to be eligible to show.
  2. Exhibitor must be personally responsible for the care and preparation of their horse. A trainer cannot be involved in any way with this horse for 90 days prior to the BHF.
  3. Exhibitor cannot have placed 1st in any BHF Weanling or Yearling Class.
  4. Winning Exhibitor of each DIY class is not eligible to show in either DIY class the following year.

Horse Eligibility:

  1. 2022 Weanling Foals by the following Stallions are eligible for the DIY Classes:

Acoolest Touchdown             Iem The One

Best Kept Secrete                   My Intention

Ecredible                                  PF Premo

Ese A Looker                           Rumerz

Execute                                    Urge

FG Born Legacy                      Valentino

Heartz On Fire                        Very Cool

*Telachrome                           *Virtuous

*LFL Eligiance                       *Secret Gunfighter

  1. *DIY Classes are now available to current BHF Open and BHF Color Division Stallions who pay a fee to make their foals eligible to participate in the DIY Classes. The $2000 fee will make all their 2022 weanling foals eligible.  This fee is due by July 1st.
  2. The horse must be Trainer Free for 90 days prior to the BHF.

Eligible exhibitors will be required to sign an affidavit stating that the horse has been Trainer Free for 90 days prior to the BHF.   Anyone found falsifying their affidavit will relinquish their winnings.

We will have separate stalling areas in either barn for DIY Exhibitors.

Please remember that a Trainer cannot assist in any way with your horse, this would include banding, applying hoof black, adjusting a halter, etc.

Your horse’s health is very important to us.   If you have an emergency, please request assistance.

Horses eligible for DIY can be shown in other applicable Weanling Classes.  The horse must be shown by the same Amateur Exhibitor in all classes entered at the 2022 BHF.

*$2000 fee has been paid and 2022 weanling foals are eligible to participate in the DIY Class.

UPDATED:   06-24-22

Please click on the forms tab to review all the rules pertaining to the DIY Classes.  

***We will offer the Longe Line Class again this year.  This year we will offer a Ranch on the Rail and Ranch Conformation Class.  Belt Buckles will be presented to the winners of both of these classes sponsored by Suzonne Franks.   Jerry and Penny Robinson have graciously donated $5000 to both the Longe Line and the Ranch on the Rail Classes.

Please click on the forms tab to see all the rules pertaining to these two Performance Classes.

***OBE Belt Buckles will now be presented to the winning OBE in every Amateur and Open Weanling Halter Class that has been previously offered.   OBE will now have a $250 entry fee ($500 entry fee after the 1st entry deadline) which will be jackpotted.    BHF will provide $2000 added money to each OBE Class.

For questions pertaining to any of this information, please contact Karen Kennedy at kkennedy.nhc@gmail.com.

2022 Mare Power Enrollments

We are excited to announce the following mares have been enrolled in our Mare Power Program for 2022

Our friends, Gary and Tammy Raak, with

Twin Cities South Trailers, Pilot Point

Are going to make two Amateur Exhibitors very happy at the

2022 Breeders Halter Futurity.

One year’s use of a trailer will be awarded to the Amateur Exhibitor who accumulates the most points with the following criteria:

  1. You must show in a minimum of two Amateur Breeders Halter Futurity Classes in order to participate.
  2. All other classes – both Breeders Halter Futurity Amateur and Open and Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Amateur and Open (this includes Performance Classes, Mare Power Classes, and DIY Classes) will count toward this High Point Award.
  3. Must show in at least four (4) classes in order to be eligible to win.
  4. This trailer will be awarded at the conclusion of the classes on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Must be present to win.

One year’s use of a trailer will be awarded to the Amateur Exhibitor who accumulates the most points with the following criteria:

  1. You must show in a minimum of one Amateur Breeders Halter Futurity Class in order to participate.
  2. You must show in a minimum of one Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Class in order to participate.
  3. All other Breeders Halter Futurity Amateur and Open Classes and Breeders Halter Futurity Color Division Amateur and Open Classes (this includes Performance Classes, Mare Power Classes, and DIY Classes) will count toward this High Point Award.
  4. Must show in at least four (4) classes in order to be eligible to win.
  5. This trailer will be awarded at the conclusion of the classes on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Must be present to win.

*You may only win one trailer per year.

**2021 Trailer Winners and their immediate family members are ineligible to win a trailer in 2022.

***Winners will have their picture taken with Gary and Tammy Raak and the

BHF Board of Directors at the Awards Presentation.

APHA-BHF PARTNERSHIP

$20,000 BONUS PAYOUT

This partnership was designed for high placing weanling foals competing in both the 2022 Breeders Halter Futurity, September 13-17, 2022 in Des Moines, Iowa and the 2022 APHA World Show Amateur Weanling Halter World Championship Classes held at the APHA Halter Million (APHA Halter World Championship Show), September 24 – October 2, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas.

A total of $20,000 will be paid out to weanling foals that show at The Breeders Halter Futurity and also show in one of the following Amateur Weanling Halter Classes at the 2022 Halter Million :

Amateur Weanling Stallions

Amateur Weanling Mares

Amateur Weanling Geldings

Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Weanling Stallions and Geldings

Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Weanling Mares

The $20,000 bonus – contributed equally by APHA and The Breeders Halter Futurity – will be paid out based on the final placings at the APHA Show per the APHA’s payout schedule to the recorded owner at the time of the class.   No additional entry form or fee is required.

Please note that the same Amateur Exhibitor must participate in the BHF and The Halter Million.

# Eligible    # Paid         1st     2nd     3rd     4th     5th     6th     7th           8th           9th

1-2                   1                      100%

3-4                   2                      60%     40%

5-6                   3                      45%     35%     20%

7-9                   4                      40%     30%     20%     10%

10-12               5                      34%     27%     20%     10%     9%

13-15               6                      32%     22%     19%     10%     9%       8%

16-19               7                      28%     22%     17%     10%     9%       8%       6%

20-23               8                      26%     22%     14%     10%     9%       8%       6%       5%

24-27               9                      26%     19%     13%     10%     9%       8%       6%       5%       4%

 

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact kkennedy.nhc@gmail.com.

Hotel Information

Hyatt Place

515-520-8300
$109 per night

Sleep Inn & Suites

515-299-9922
$89 per night

 

 

Thank you to all you came and participated in our event – we had our best event yet and are already working on big plans for 2022!